Rick's Place (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V-73098

Where: Garfield County, Montana (47.5° N, 107.0° W: paleocoordinates 54.3° N, 80.1° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hell Creek Formation, Lancian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• channel sandstone below Z Coal

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fine channel fill; silty sandstone

Size class: mesofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: J. D. Archibald. 1982. A study of Mammalia and geology across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in Garfield County, Montana. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 122:1-286 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 14614: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 15.05.2002, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Euselachii -
Gnathostomata
  -
Actinopteri
 Amiiformes - Amiidae
Amiidae indet. Huxley 1861 bowfin
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Osteichthyes
 Caudata - Urodela
Scapherpeton tectum Cope 1876 salamander
Reptilia
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
 Theropoda -
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
Ornithomimidae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithomimid
 Neornithischia -
Ceratopsia indet. ornithischian
 Neornithischia - Ceratopsidae
Ceratopsidae indet. Marsh 1888 ceratopsid
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet. Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia - Crocodylidae
Crocodylidae indet. Cuvier 1807 crocodile
 Choristodera - Champsosauridae
Champsosauridae indet. Cope 1876 champsosaur